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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138967
Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Type:Gloster Meteor F Mk 4
Owner/operator:92 (East India) Squadron Royal Air Force (92 (East India) Sqn RAF)
Registration: VW267
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Gloster Meteor crashed near Sheffield on 14/5/50 when it ran out of fuel.
The pilot attempted to abandon the aircraft, but his parachute became snagged on the tailplane and he was killed.
W/Cdr (87447) Raymond Hiley HARRIES DSO and Bar DFC and Bar (pilot) RAF - killed

RAF Casualties-1950.

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Revision history:

05-Oct-2011 18:08 angels one five Added
03-Jan-2012 06:06 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Jan-2012 06:06 Uli Elch Updated [Registration]
09-Dec-2012 15:16 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 14:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
26-May-2013 19:27 Nepa Updated [Operator]
29-Nov-2013 21:33 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Apr-2015 20:40 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature]
10-May-2015 16:59 Angel Dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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